Are you craftier than a Boy Scout?
The Dahlonega community is offering garden enthusiasts the opportunity to hear nationally recognized, multimedia personality Erica Glasener, who will speak at Dahlonega Park and Recreation, 365 Riley Road, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. The Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners organization is hosting Glasener for a lecture on "Designing a Garden for Four Seasons." This event is free to the public with refreshments being served.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center is calling all artists for a plein air (or open air) painting event in the city of Flowery Branch, in partnership with the LakeView Art Center. All artists are invited to participate; there is no fee for participation.
If you're looking for a good way to rope in support for local veterans, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 8452 is hosting its inaugural Horseless Rodeo from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, in Gainesville.
As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to 'look up' and take notice of Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon
Sometimes you just have to bust a move. If it's for a good cause, even better.
Children aren't the only ones who look forward to recess.
Artistic media ranging from still-lifes and statues to collages and canvases form cohesive collections to tell stories during the Quinlan Visual Arts Center's Fall Exhibitions.
In tribute to Lucille Ball's iconic grape-stomping scene on "I love Lucy," a Cleveland-based winery is marking its annual harvest in a festive style.
The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.
A daylight trip to the zoo is the average summertime activity. But before school starts, the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland will open its scenery close to dusk for a behind-the-scene peek at the animals.
As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.
Although summer 2014 doesn't officially come to a close until Sept. 22, Lanier Islands plans to mark the season's end with a "Last Blast of Summer"-themed Labor Day weekend.
An art form starting centuries ago and surviving the industrial age will be the focus of a show all its own.
North Georgia runners will lace up their running shoes Monday, Sept. 1, for the third annual Labor Day Run for Autism.
Falling asleep underneath the Christmas tree doesn't always cue a dance number, but when it does, it always brings a nutcracker to life.
Two days after indulging in a turkey and all kinds of sides plus the leftovers, North Georgia residents can shake their groove thing and shed some pounds at the monthly contra dance in Sautee Nacoochee.
The family favorite "Madeline's Christmas" and David Sedaris' comedic gem "The Santaland Diaries" will return to Horizon Theatre this holiday season to entertain young and old alike.
Maziar Bahari was a reporter in the right place at the right time. An Iranian ex-pat turned Western journalist, he toted a video camera and moved with smiling, cautious ease through his native land - catching up with his mom, careful not to expose himself or his sources as Iran's 2009 elections turned into the abortive "Green Revolution."
Friends from Granada, Spain, will share their poetry and flamenco-style guitar playing with the University of North Georgia students next week.
Known as one of the major female vocalist of all time, the spirit of country music singer Patsy Cline will step into the spotlight next weekend at Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
Blues singer Lauren Mitchell feels at home performing before crowds inside historic honky tonks and at outdoors festivals. But it wasn't always that way.
An ensemble of 46 select student singers will blend their voices with each other as well as an organ and piano for its fall concert.
A lion lurks across the countryside, a reporter jumps out of the TV screen, FBI agents appear from the microwave; and they are all looking for the same thing: Maggie.
Twenty years after they permanently lowered the bar on broad and dumb character comedies, Lloyd and Harry are back, "Dumb and Dumber" than ever in "Dumb and Dumber To."
As the holiday season creeps closer, Gainesville's downtown merchants plan to kicking off this year's festivities with the annual Jingle Mingle event.
In order to bring the sights of the Great White North to the Deep South for travelers and local families alike, Lanier Islands will debut its SnowWorld this winter.
While most children eagerly await time with Old Saint Nick and a possible photo with him, several other mammals may feel left out of the holiday hoopla.
While some may venture to the Gainesville square to meet Kris Kringle, the old elf will head to Lakeshore Mall for a pajama-style party.
Brenau arts and design students will step out of their college campus comfort zone and into the limelight of Atlanta this month.